NWSV's Haynes accepts chief executive post at Al Furat Petroleum

Chris Haynes has accepted the position as Royal Dutch/Shell Group's country chairman in Syria and chief executive of Al Furat Petroleum Co.

Sep 16th, 2002

By OGJ editors

HOUSTON, Sept. 16 -- Chris Haynes, currently CEO of Woodside Energy Ltd.-led North West Shelf Ventures, has accepted the position as Royal Dutch/Shell Group's country chairman in Syria and chief executive of Al Furat Petroleum Co.

Haynes joined Woodside Petroleum in July 1999.

Succeeding Haynes effective Nov. 4 will be Steve Ollerearnshaw, who presently serves as managing director of Oman's major oil, gas, and LNG producer Petroleum Development Oman. Previously, Ollerearnshaw worked for Shell in the Middle East, Malaysia, and Nigeria, where he served as managing director of Nigeria LNG.

North West Shelf Venture partners are operator Woodside, BHP Billiton (North West Shelf) Pty. Ltd., BP Developments Australia Pty. Ltd., ChevronTexaco Australia Pty. Ltd., Japan Australia LNG (MIMI) Pty. Ltd., and Shell Development (Australia) Pty. Lt

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